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SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 10:30am PST
, college and business leaders, government from all our americas for example, central america, mexico, south america. these programs could introduce cross cultural knowledge and international relationships in a positive powerful way for our students in this country and these other countries to visit here to join this city and experience this incredible potential facility that it once again would be a model for the sports arenas in the future that would include education because i believe it's imperative that we do that and for the benefit of the public who have not heard me speak my proposal is on my website and i will include this latest letter on my website and i wish everyone well. >> okay. next up is corine woods and michael ginter. >> good afternoon commissioners my name is corine woods. i'm an alternate to the new arena cac and also serve on several other advisory groups around waterfront issues. i wanted to echo katie ladel's comment which is that we had a lot of information, a lot of documents to read. i'm sure you have read them all, especially the fiscal feasibility study and
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
and in central and south america. >> reporter: he believes that americans will be willing to pay more for chocolate if they know that in turn impoverished farmers will earn more. of all places, why congo? >> why congo? well, it was really ben affleck's fault. >> reporter: yes, that ben affleck. >> like this? that's well fermted. this isn't. >> reporter: earlier this year, we joined ben affleck and joe on a trip to the d.r.c., cocoa can only grow within a narrow climate zone close to the equator. in 2009 affleck started a charity called eastern congo initiative to spur economic development in this war-torn region. five million people have died here due to decades of conflict. >> as i was reading, i just sort of stumbled upon some of these statistics. i was struck not only by the numbers but by the fact that i hadn't heard about it. >> reporter: so affleck decided to use his celebrity as a sort of currency to attract investment. he led a small group of philanthropists, protected by armed guards, through jungles where cocoa trees thrive. and farmers struggle. >> the cocoa industry here h
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00pm EST
compliment. >> he made the point that ideas matter. it also matter in national security. america realized it could not win the cold war if it still had a scandalous segregation in the south. winning the civil rights battle at home was a precondition of winning the fight politically across the globe. i think looking from the outside there is the same danger now. when i go to china and i criticize them for their lack of democracy, they say but we are educating all our people. you did not do that in britain and america. when i had been in the middle east, and talk to people on the edge of radicalism, they say look at the protest in justices in your british and european and american nations. we would never allow that under an islamic state. these are self-serving versions of the truth. the allies even. nevertheless, they have power. i wanted to what extent american political leaders can articulate the case that as long as there is inequality driven by education in america, that america provides bill leadership that the world needs is compromise. one of the things it reminds me of its argument
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
says next for him -- >> i mean, how do you top this? >> he says he wants to walk the south pole like a penguin. he says that hasn't been done. >> what? oh, my. >> i know. but he also says he's never been to the west coast of america. >> maybe he'll write a book about it. it would be an interesting read, i'm sure. >> exactly. >> i'm kind of jealous. i still might want to take an airplane. >> i think it's not the last we would have hurt from the great adventurer graham hughes. >> you're absolutely right. thank you for bringing us that. >>> well, it is almost here. our live broadcast of cnn heros, an all-star tribute. it's our annual salute to those who help make life better for those in need. chef bruno is one of our 2011 heros. he was honored for feeding hungry kids living in motels. now he's on a mission to help them move into their own homes. take a look at where he is now. >> every night, chef bruno serves free meals to 300 motel kids in anaheim, california. it's work he was honored for last year as a top ten cnn hero. >> it was the most amazing moment in my life. after the cnn sho
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